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Murder investigation launched after man shot dead in west London

A murder investigation has been launched by police after a man was shot dead in west London.

Police and the London Ambulance Service were called to a reported disturbance on Comeragh Road in West Kensington at 10.17pm on Easter Monday.

Paramedics treated a 21-year-old man for a gunshot wound but he died at the scene shortly before 11pm.

Police say they have not made any arrests and a crime scene remains in place.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 10.15pm on Monday 1 April to reports of an incident on Comeragh Road, W14.

“We sent resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew, an advanced paramedic, an incident response officer and members of our tactical response unit.

“Very sadly, despite the best efforts of our crews, a person was pronounced dead at the scene.”

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The man’s next of kin have been notified and are being supported by specialist officers.

A murder investigation has been launched, with a post-mortem examination scheduled to take place.

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